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Thursday, 18 July 1946

Mr SPEAKER (Hon J S Rosevear - I have received from the honorable member for Wide Bay (Mr. Bernard Corser) an intimation that he desires to move the adjournment of the House for the purpose' of discussing a definite matter of urgent public importance, namely -

The necessity for the setting up of an expert Commonwealth authority to report to this Parliament and the States on extensive and minor water conservation and hydro-electric schemes in order to ensure against recurring devastating droughts such as that in Queensland at the present time.

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